Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Deacon Peter Reist[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1832 - 1916  (83 years)


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  • Name Peter Reist 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 23 Jul 1832  [5
    Gender Male 
    Birth 3 Aug 1832  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5208 
    Died 22 Feb 1916  [5
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I4272  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father David Reist,   b. 21 Jan 1805, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1895  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Mosser,   b. 9 Nov 1812, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1866, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1830  [2, 13
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Shantz,   b. 16 May 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 12, 14
    Children 
     1. Isaac Shantz Reist,   b. 19 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1880, Of, Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 25 Aug 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1857  (Age 1 years)
     3. Amos Reist,   b. 30 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1875  (Age 18 years)
     4. Catherine Reist,   b. 20 Nov 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1880, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     5. David Reist,   b. 27 Mar 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1879  (Age 19 years)
     6. Peter Reist,   b. 31 Jan 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1875  (Age 13 years)
     7. Dr. Owen S. Reist,   b. 4 Feb 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1931  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Aug 1832 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter Reist, "the second son in the family, was born August 3rd, 1832. On September 12th, 1852, he was married to Mary, daughter of Isaac Y. and Catharine (Clemens) Shantz. She was born May 16th, 1834. They reside on his father's old homestead, being composed of lot No. 89, German Company's Tract, Waterloo County. Their post office is Kossuth, Ontario. He is an ordained deacon of the Mennonite body. Their family consisted of seven children but only one of whom is living."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 396.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 116.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Sep 1880.
      Aug. 23, 1880 Isaac S. Reist, son of Peter Reist of Kossuth, died at age of 27 years, 3 months and 4 days

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Dec 1880.
      Dec. 7, 1880 Katharina Reist, daughter of Peter Reist, died in Kossuth at age of 22 years & 13 days.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Peter Reist/ born July 23, 1832/ died Feb. 22, 1916/ aged 83 yrs. 6 mos. 30 ds./ Mary Shantz/ his wife/ born May 16, 1834/ died February 8, 1906/ aged 71 yrs. 8 mos. 23 dys./ In heaven we'll greet thee/ Where no farewell tear is shed/ Reist

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 171.

    7. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    10. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 7.

    11. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 6 Page 58.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, farmer of Waterloo Twp. married 12 Sep 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Mary Schantz of Waterloo Twp.

    13. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 170.

    14. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.